Graveside services for Harry Walton, 57 year old Shattuck resident, were held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 15 at the Shattuck Memorial Cemetery. The Reverend Ed Eason officiated. Services were under the direction of Good Samaritan Funeral Service.
Harry Cliffton Walton was born August 23, 1938 at Shattuck, Oklahoma, to Fay and Irene (Kearnes) Walton. He grew up east of Shattuck, later moving to Shattuck to attend school. After graduating from high school, he worked for a construction company at Laverne, later working at various places in Shattuck.
Following the death of his father, he moved back home and took care of his mother until her death in 1986.
Harry worked at Powers Salvage in gage and helped establish the Powers Art Museum. He was an avid fisherman and was one who was known for being honest and always telling the truth.
Mr. Walton died May 12, 1996 at Newman Memorial Hospital at the age of 57 years, 8 months and 19 days.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Harry is survived by his sister, Beulah Powers and her husband, Jim of Gage; by his special friend, June Carol Whitson, of Woodward, Oklahoma; and several other relatives and friends.
Submitted by: Linda Fox - Ellis County Historical Society
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